• February 23, 2020
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India | Sodium Sulphide (Quality Control) Order, 2020 (1 page(s), in English)

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Title of document
Sodium sulphide (Quality Control) Order, 2020 (1 page(s), in English)


Sodium sulphide is widely used in paper and pulp industry, in tanneries, dyestuff and textile industries, and ore beneficiation. The solution being caustic, it needs proper care in handling. The standard prescribes purity of Sodium Sulphide and maximum content of impurities such as iron, aluminium and sodium compounds. The locally manufactured or imported Sodium Sulphide shall conform to the Indian standard (IS 297: 2001) and shall bear the standard mark under license from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). The use of standard mark is governed by the provisions of Bureau of Indian Standards Act 1986 and the Rules and Regulations made there under. Bureau of Indian Standards shall be the certifying and enforcing authority.

Notifying member: India


Objective tag
Protection of human health or safety; Protection of the environment

The standard of Sodium Sulphide, is being made mandatory to protect the human health and overall eco system.


Agency responsible
Department of chemicals and Petrochemicals, Government of India.


  • Submission: 11/02/2020
  • Reception: 12/02/2020
  • Distribution: 13/02/2020
  • Final date for comments: 13/04/2020
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A


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